Jesus as a philosopher
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Jesus as a philosopher and other radio talks by Herman Harrell Horne

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Published by The Abingdon Press in New York, Cincinnati .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby Herman Harrell Horne ...
LC ClassificationsAC8 .H79
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., 11-208 p.
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6708290M
LC Control Number27024616

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Most reference books in philosophy suggest by omission that Jesus was not a philosopher. For example, The Encyclopedia of Philosophy (), long a standard reference work, has no entry under "Jesus" or "Christ." The newer and well-respected Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy () has no entry for "Jesus" or "Christ" but includes one on Author: Douglas Groothuis. May 14,  · Jesus was a philosopher. If you doubt this, I'd like to persuade you by way of his parables, which imply a certain kind of ethical system with several key include, principally, prudence, nonpossessiveness, nonjudgmentalism, humility, inclusion, and forgiveness. The Philosophy of Jesus book. Read 31 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Looking at Jesus as a complete human being and philosopher, /5(31). Aug 04,  · Jesus as Philosopher: The Moral Sage in the Synoptic Gospels - Kindle edition by Runar M. Thorsteinsson. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Jesus as Philosopher: The Moral Sage in the Synoptic Gospels.5/5(1).

No. Jesus was a Theologian (a priest, a prophet, a seer, a mystic, a miracle worker). A Philosopher debates whether God exists or not. Theologians never debate that -- they are too busy serving the urgent needs of the People, so Theologians take t. In another sense, Jesus was a philosopher, but this second sense is also trivial. Everyone has some "philosophy of life." Even Homer Simpson is a philosopher. But Jesus was a philosopher in a meaningful middle sense, the sense in which Confucius, Buddha, Muhammed, Solomon, Marcus Aurelius, and Pascal were philosophers. Celsus (/ ˈ k ɛ l s ə s /; Greek: Κέλσος. Kélsos) was a 2nd-century Greek philosopher and opponent of early Christianity. He is known for his literary work, On The True Doctrine (or Discourse, Account, Word; Greek: Λόγος Ἀληθής, Logos Alēthēs), which survives exclusively in quotations from it in Contra Celsum, a refutation written in by Origen of Alexandria. Jun 09,  · WAS JESUS A PHILOSOPHER AND APOLOGIST? I had to face the question of whether Jesus was a philosopher and apologist head-on when I was asked to write a book on Jesus for the Wadsworth Philosophers Series. I already knew that Jesus articulated a developed worldview and reasoned brilliantly with His opponents.

Aug 09,  · The argument of the book is that Jesus led a group much like these sects. Like the philosophers, Jesus had followers and his group lived and travelled together. They constituted families. For Jesus, as for these sects, philosophy was not merely a set of . Jesus as Philosopher: The Philosophical Sage in the Synoptic Gospels examines the possible ways in which the authors of the Synoptic Gospels, Mark, Matthew, and Luke, were inspired by contemporary philosophical traditions about the ideal philosophical sage in their description of their ideal human being, Jesus Christ. Runar M. Jun 08,  · as a philosopher; (2) looks at philosophy as Jesus' pre-modern contemporaries did, as a wisdom, a world-view, and a way of life rather than as a super-science (Descartes, Hegel) or as a . Jesus as Philosopher - The Moral Sage in the Synoptic Gospels Runar M. Thorsteinsson. Language: english Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.